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  1. Balancing the needs of livestock and the need to keep soils covered is an on-going challenge with conservation agriculture throughout the world. When crop residues, grass, and mulch materials are in short supply, animal health and soil health both suffer. Competition for these materials can lead...
  2. Covers aspects of farm managementand water conservation, animal husbandry, planting tree crops, and soil fertility management.
  3. The series aims to highlight key topics in the field of sustainable natural resource management. Each paper reviews a selected issue of contemporary importance and draws preliminary conclusions for devlopment that are particularly relevant for policymakers, researchs and planners. References are...
  4. For far too long, pastoralists in Africa have been viewed-mistakenly as living outside the mainstream of national development, pursuing a way of life that is in crisis and decline. The reality isvery different. Pastoralists manage complex webs of profitable cross-border trade and draw huge...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video In semi-arid West Africa, farmers and herders explain why and how trees and livestock play a crucial role in obtaining a productive soil and crop. In Niger and Ghana this is one of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management that has a...
  6. 2011-01-01 From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal. In FOLKS, THIS AIN'T NORMAL, he discusses how far removed we are from the simple, sustainable joy that comes from living close to the land and the people we love. Salatin has many thoughts on what normal is and...
  7. 2022-01-01 Success with domestic livestock does not require large land bases. Joel Salatin and his family’s Polyface Farm in Virginia lead the world in animal-friendly and ecologically authentic, commercial, pasture-based livestock production. InPolyface Microhe adapts the ideas and protocols to small...